Cocoa Solids

Financial Briefs: Tootsie Roll, Petra Foods and Meiji

Financial Briefs: Tootsie Roll, Petra Foods and Meiji

By Oliver Nieburg

Increased interest in cocoa polyphenols helped Japanese confectioner Meiji grows sales in its latest financial results, while Petra Food and Tootsie Roll also reported sales growth in Q2.

Barry Callebaut supplies food manufacturers and chefs and runs more than 50 factories across the globe

Fire hits Barry Callebaut chocolate facility

By Rod Addy

Fire has damaged Barry Callebaut’s chocolate processing at Banbury in Oxfordshire, but the company has reassured customers that it could maintain normal levels of service by drawing on other facilities.

The ‘Choccie Dodger’ features chocolate cream in the middle

Burton's invests in 'Choccie Dodger'

By Rick Pendrous

Biscuit and snack producer Burton’s Biscuit Company has installed equipment at its Llantarnam factory in Wales to make the chocolate cream for a ‘Choccie Dodger’ version of its iconic ‘Jammie Dodger’.

ADM Cocoa says its D-00-ZR low fat cocoa powder can maintain the structure in confectionery goods affected by high fat levels

ADM launches 0.5% fat cocoa powder

ADM Cocoa has introduced a low fat cocoa powder that it claims is well suited to nougats and other protein foam based confectionery that lose structure in the presence of fat.